Skip to main content
Episodes and Videos
Friday Nights on PBS
News You Need to Know
You are here
News You Need to Know
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Bipartisan Health Care Bill Aims To Stabilize Individual Market And Keep Premiums Down
Senators leading bipartisan health care talks say they have a deal to restore subsidies to insurers that President Trump announced last week that he was ending. But it's not clear whether it can pass.
McConnell wants Republicans to work more Fridays, weekends
Mitch McConnell told Senate Republicans yesterday at their lunch that he planned to keep them working more Fridays and weekends, according to one source in the room and another briefed on his remarks.
Biden, McCain unleash criticism of President Trump
The gloves are off, and no one's holding back. It started with Sen. John McCain blasting President Trump's ideas with words like "half-baked" and "unpatriotic." Later, former Vice President Joe Biden jumped in.
Heritage Foundation considers top White House aide, Cubs co-owner as next leader
The Washington Post
The group’s clout in Washington was underscored by President Trump’s appearance Tuesday night at a gathering of its President’s Club at a Washington hotel.
President Trump takes on the Iran deal, health care, and the Republican Party
From the Vault: Revisiting U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's controversial 2014 release
Recapping Gen. John Kelly’s first few months as chief of staff
President Trump's administration rolls back birth control access
Remembering the Las Vegas shooting victims
Affordable Care Act / Healthcare / Obamacare
Learn about what it's like to be a Texas correspondent in Washington during Hurricane Harvey
September 1, 2017
Robert Costa recently spoke with the Houston Chronicle's Kevin Diaz, recapping President Donald Trump's visit to Texas and discussing what a possible aid package to the state may look like.
Learn more about the importance of military leaders in President Trump's administration
August 29, 2017
What it’s like to cover President Donald Trump at his golf club
August 10, 2017
How are Democrats navigating the party's political winter?
August 7, 2017